Q. 2

How does mi

Answer :

Lithosphere:


• To reveal coal, the top of hills and mountains are removed.


• Soils and lands are removed thus permanently altering the landscape.


Hydrosphere:


• Chemicals that are produced dissolve in nearby lakes and rivers, causing water contamination.


• The underground freshwater atmosphere is destroyed.


Atmosphere:


• Air is polluted with mining dust.


• The burning of coals releases harmful chemicals into the air, such as methane (greenhouse gas) and also contribute to global warming.


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